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Fleets of Heroes - [Inner Hero]

08-22-2017, 08:17 PM
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Fleets of Heroes - [Inner Hero]

Dearest TouchArcade community,

You may remember us from Tap Transcend and Tap Transcend: Rebirth.
It has been a long time since our last title, and we have been hard at work. We are proud to announce we have recently formed Inner Hero LLC and doubled the size of our team to create the project of our dreams.
It has always been our mission to develop the greatest base builder of all time on mobile. We needed a lot of time and practice to accomplish the goals we had for this project. We know not all of you enjoy base builders, but we wanted to explore the genre deeper than most studios have, and introduce that extra touch we have shown we are capable of with our Tap Transcend idle games.

Fleets of Heroes
You may notice we love space, sci-fi, and the unknown based on our previous titles. This is the biggest change we want to bring to base builders. By moving away from everyday terrain, we hope to explore the endless potential of the final frontier.

We are building a large economy with an abundance of resource types and a fully unleashed trading system to make the game more interesting. We have borrowed knowledge we gained from Tap Transcend: Rebirth to provide fully customizable heroes with a new level of complexity. You will unlock and command pilots to craft the best hero ships possible and show your strength on the leaderboards. Collect, upgrade, and trade equipment items to find which parts complement your favorite hero ship. Fully control your hero ships with special moves, and be more strategic than ever when attacking an opponent's base.

We are introducing a new level of customization into base building by allowing you to build most buildings as many times as you want. There are upgradeable energy grids that will command how many units you can build. With talent points, you can spec your base to build faster, stronger, or more defensive than your opponents. The game truly will depend on how you want to play it, the choice is yours.

Beta information
We are expecting to launch our first beta towards the end of September and are open to whoever wants to participate. Go to www.innerherostudios.com and simply fill out our beta form at the bottom. Fleets of Heroes will be available to both iOS and android.

Expected release
Our current target global release will be around the end of the year in December, and we will keep everyone up to date as we continue to develop, beta, and get closer to that date.










Thanks for your time, and we hope you will reconsider the base building genre as we believe the true potential remains untapped.

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Inner Hero LLC
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08-23-2017, 12:21 PM
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Joined: Jun 2017
Posts: 13
Looks good

08-24-2017, 11:54 PM
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Thanks RunnyBagel!

It looks like we have started getting some beta applications. Please join in if you like base builders or want to see what we have been working on.

Here is a gif of our aether collectors in action! I had to bump the quality down a bit, but rest assured the game runs at a clean 60fps. We are still working on some UI portions, so you are not looking at a final product.



More gifs coming soon!

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Inner Hero LLC
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08-25-2017, 01:39 AM
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Joined: May 2009
Posts: 836
Well it's certainly going to look pretty!

I do like a good base builder; good luck with it.
08-27-2017, 01:18 AM
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MetaGonzo - we added a new artist to the team and he has been amazing! Thanks!

Here is a new gif (our drone ship landing back at his station after performing some work).



We are currently working on the main battle animations, so we will be sure to post some cool visuals when we get those up and running soon!

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Inner Hero LLC
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Last edited by Inner Hero; 08-27-2017 at 01:23 AM.
08-27-2017, 10:27 AM
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Joined: Jun 2017
Posts: 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Inner Hero View Post
MetaGonzo - we added a new artist to the team and he has been amazing! Thanks!

Here is a new gif (our drone ship landing back at his station after performing some work).



We are currently working on the main battle animations, so we will be sure to post some cool visuals when we get those up and running soon!
Will the battles consist of you and an enemy player using their fleets to attack eatchothers fleets, or will it be like a clash of clans type of base raid?
08-28-2017, 10:14 PM
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RunnyBagel - Battle mode will be a base attack where you command a fleet of ships and control your hero ships as well to defeat the opponents base. Hero ships will have special moves as well as having full control, whereas the rest of your fleet will run on AI. Note you will never lose resources defending your base when you aren't playing.

We are also exploring additional game modes that we will reveal over time including a story, but base attack is currently the main system. We are working on having our first trailer video in the next couple of weeks before we launch our first beta build!

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Inner Hero LLC
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12-16-2017, 12:16 AM
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Hey all,

We underestimated the development of Fleets of Heroes by some margin, but we are proud to announce that we have been moving forward at a consistent pace. We do not want to set a beta or launch date as we misjudged those the first time, but we are very close to a first playable beta that will be a peek to what we have been working on and some of the underlying mechanics of the game. The beta will not be a complete product, and there are several features and mechanics that are still being built before the soft launch.

We thought it was about time to update some in-game screenshots and information about the game as the months seem to have flown by since our last posts.





Here you can see our equipment management screen. Each hero ship will have 6 slots. A hero, and 5 equipment items. There are approximately between 25,000-56,000 variations of equipment items with 40 upgrade levels per item. Some items will remain exclusives that we will drop in tournaments or to dedicated beta testers.





Here is the equip screen. You will be able to easily compare stats with what is currently equipped and make your best judgment as to which item will compliment your hero ship and play style.





Here is a screen shot of an open trade. Fleets of Heroes has an unleashed trade system where any player can trade any resource or equipment item with any other player.



Please ask us any questions about the game, the development process we are undergoing, or any general conversation about Fleets of Heroes. We will gladly respond to all comments including feature and mechanic requests!

If you are interested to get a sneak peek of Fleets of Heroes and participate in our beta builds before launch, sign up at www.innerherostudios.com

Thank you for your patience and understanding,
Inner Hero

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Inner Hero LLC
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